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Three injured Monday in Algonquin car accident

ALGONQUIN – Three people were taken to the hospital Monday with injuries not considered to be life-threatening after a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Randall and Algonquin roads.

A Saturn SUV and a Mercedes-Benz collided at the intersection around 5 p.m. Monday, according to the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District.

The impact of the collision caused the SUV to roll over and come to rest upside down.

Two passengers from the SUV, a mother and her son, were taken to Sherman Hospital in Elgin with injuries that were not considered life-threatening, Battalion Chief John Knebl said.

The driver of the Mercedes-Benz, a woman, also was taken to Sherman Hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening.

Algonquin Road was shut down in both directions for more than a half hour.

Members of the Huntley Fire Protection District assisted with the incident.

– Lawerence Synett

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